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Furious Unite Union Boss Hits Out At Labour MP Who Condemned BA Strike

Lammy and GrahamThe leader of Labour’s biggest union donor has accused David Lammy of launching a “direct attack” on British Airways workers.Sharon Graham, boss of the powerful Unite union, hit out at the senior Labour MP after he condemned the proposed strikes.On Sunday morning the shadow foreign secretary said he “categorically” did not support a potential strike by BA check-in staff.In a fierce rebuke, Unite’s general secretary accused Labour of […]

today26 June 2022

david lammy

‘We’re Not Striking Deals With The Lib Dems Or SNP,’ Labour MP Says

Sturgeon, Starmer and DaveyA Labour MP has insisted they will not strike deals with the Lib Dems or SNP to take down Boris Johnson.David Lammy said Labour fights for “every single seat” and that they want to win the next election “outright”.It comes after tactical voting saw Johnson’s party wiped out in two crunch by-elections in Tiverton and Honiton and Wakefield.Asked if Labour was ready for an alliance with the SNP, […]

today26 June 2022

boris johnson

Analysis: Ignore The Tory Spin, The By-Election Results Are A Disaster For Boris Johnson

Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey celebrates with Richard Foord (right), the newly-elected Liberal Democrat MP for Tiverton and Honiton.Lord Frost is very prominent these days, isn’t he?The man responsible for negotiating Brexit, who later quit because he didn’t think the government was Tory enough, seems to be everywhere.Yesterday he delivered a speech about how Brexit was a roaring success.Sticking with the far-fetched theme, this morning he opined that last night’s by-election […]

today24 June 2022

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Ministers Told To Boot Out Boris Johnson Or Face Defeat At The Next Election

Boris Johnson in RwandaTory Cabinet ministers have been told to boot out Boris Johnson or face defeat at the next general election.Conservative peer Lord Barwell, who was Theresa May’s chief of staff in No.10, said if the Tory party carries on as it is, it is “sleepwalking to a defeat at the next election”.It comes after the party was wiped out in two key by-elections in Tiverton and Honiton and […]

today24 June 2022

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Tories Are Being Called Out For Blaming Labour For The Strikes… Despite 12 Years In Power

Transport secretary Grant Shapps with prime minister Boris Johnson on the Elizabeth lineTrain strikes have ground the country to a halt this week, but the government is trying to shift the blame onto Labour – despite the Conservatives being in Downing Street for more than a decade.The railway walkout means only 20% of services will be running on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday this week, with severe delays expected on the […]

today21 June 2022

keir starmer

Labour Frontbenchers Defy Keir Starmer To Stand On Rail Picket Lines

Labour leader Keir Starmer has blamed the government for the strike actionKeir Starmer has been dealt a blow to his authority after Labour frontbenchers defied him to appear alongside striking railway workers on picket lines.The leader’s office sent an email to members of the shadow cabinet urging them to tell their teams not to join the pro-strike demonstrations.It said: “We do not want to see these strikes to go ahead […]

today21 June 2022


Labour Could Boycott A ‘Wildcat’ Scottish Referendum And Launch Anti-Poverty Campaign Instead

Scottish independence supporters march through Glasgow during an All Under One Banner march. Picture date: Saturday May 14, 2022.Labour could boycott any wildcat referendum on Scottish independence and instead launch an anti-poverty campaign to coincide with it, HuffPost UK has learned.Nicola Sturgeon is reportedly considering holding an “advisory” referendum as a way of getting round any legal barriers to a new vote.In order to hold a legal referendum, the UK […]

today20 June 2022

keir starmer

Lisa Nandy Rejects Rumours Of Keir Starmer Succession Planning As ‘Absolute Nonsense’

Lisa Nandy ran against Keir Starmer for the Labour leadership after the 2019 general election defeat.Lisa Nandy has dismissed speculation that Keir Starmer is lining up a successor to lead the party if he is forced to quit as “absolute nonsense”.Nandy, the shadow levelling up secretary who is often touted as a future Labour leader, said she had not spoken to Starmer about plans to secure a replacement if Durham […]

today19 June 2022 4

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Labour Activists Rebel Against Keir Starmer After Council Leader’s MP Bid Is Blocked

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer in the long Room at Trinity College in Dublin.Keir Starmer is facing a furious backlash from angry Labour activists after a local council leader was blocked from standing to be an MP.HuffPost UK revealed last week that Doina Cornell had been left off the list of hopefuls looking to be the party’s candidate in Stroud at the next general election.It is understood the decision followed […]

today13 June 2022